Cytomegalovirus (CMV) PCR, amniotic fluid

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) PCR, amniotic fluid-13639

  
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) PCR, amniotic fluid
  
13639
  
LAB13639
  
CMVPCRAMNIO
  
CMV, amniotic fluid
  

This test is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of CMV infection

  
Amniotic fluid
  

Sterile vial/container

  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Freeze

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, submit a separate frozen aliquot for each test requested.

  

Frozen (preferred) - 90 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - 3 days

  
  • Quantity not sufficient for analysis
  • Gross specimen contamination
  • Specimen too old
  • Leaking or broken tube
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
LabCorp Burlington (138701): R-LC
  
6x/week
  
4 - 6 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87496
  
Result 34719-5
  
04/29/2019
  
02/19/2020
  
02/19/2021